Wetherspoon boss could pull Prosecco and Champagne from pubs over Brexit

The boss of UK pub chain Wetherspoon has said he would have no qualms over pulling Prosecco and Champagne from the group's 900 pubs in favour of alternatives if negotiations with the EU turn sour post-brexit, as the company released its H1 results.

Louis Latour takes on first Italian listing with Banfi

Louis Latour Agencies has signed a deal with Italian winery Castello Banfi that will see it take over exclusive distribution of the producer's portfolio across the on- and off-trade in the UK.

VINEX branches out from bulk to bottled wine market

Digital bulk wine platform Vinex is expanding its services into the bottled wine market for the first time having launched Bottle Ex – a digitised bottled wine trading service – at ProWein.

First whisky-based cryptocurrency launched

The "world's first" whisky-based cryptocurrency, called Cask Coin, has launched, giving investors the chance to own a share of a £40 million Scotch whisky portfolio by investing in its digital coins.

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